Are you ready to start a career that meets the demands of the local business community?
Beginning in the fall of 2018 new technical programs will be debuting at the OTC-Table Rock Campus. All five programs are the culmination of discussions with local business leaders, area high school administrations and the desires of prospective students. Heating, Refrigeration, and Air, Construction Technology, Computer Information Science, Behavioral Health Support, and the EMT/Paramedic program lead to great careers that are in high demand right here in Stone and Taney Counties!
- Average starting salaries: HRA-$36,670, CST-$31,000, CIS-$37,045, EMT-$35,000
- Percentage of graduates that gain employment within 180 days: HRA-96%, CST-91%, CIS-88%, EMT-100%
- All programs are designed to lead to professional certifications
Details on the new programs
Gain a wide range of highly employable skills that prepare you for entry-level construction jobs. The program teaches students everything from framing and roofing to flooring and foundations. The degree is recognized by the Associated General Contractors of America.
Get exposure to technically advanced equipment in preparation to work in the HVAC industry upon graduation. Classes include: Refrigerants and Refrigerant Handling, Air Handling and Residential Heating and Air Conditioning.
Learn how to develop computer applications within the business environment of local industries using current programming languages, database programming and other development tools. Courses include: Website Development, Software Engineering and Computer Programming.
The Paramedic is an allied health professional whose primary focus is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. This individual possesses the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics function as part of a comprehensive EMS response, under medical oversight. Paramedics perform interventions with the basic and advanced equipment typically found on an ambulance. The Paramedic is a link from the scene into the health care system.
The Associate of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support provides a pathway to entry level positions, in a variety of professions. Careers in this field are aimed at helping people, society and the communities in which we live. Graduates will be able to incorporate the skills and attributes to collaborate with mental health professionals. They will also interact with clients with behavioral and mental health diagnoses.
The Behavioral Health Support program includes hands-on practicum experiences in community settings. This program is intended to prepare students to immediately enter the workforce after degree completion.